International Journal of Multidisciplinary Research and Development


ISSN Online: 2349-4182
ISSN Print: 2349-5979

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Vol. 3, Issue 5 (2016)

Research output in the faculty of engineering & technology Guru Nanak Dev University, Amritsar: An Analytical Study of Doctoral Theses

Author(s): Naresh Nandan, Dr. Kulvir Kaur
Abstract: This paper reports the analysis of doctoral theses awarded in the Faculty of Engineering & Technology, at the Guru Nanak Dev University, Amritsar in the fields of Computer Science & Engineering and Electronics Technology. The distribution of Ph.D. theses is analyzed during the period of 1985-2014. There are 40 doctoral degrees awarded during the study period in the Faculty of Engineering and Technology. The data related to research growth and development are analyzed under 12 heads viz., department-wise distribution of theses, chronological analysis of theses, gender-wise analysis of research scholars and research guides, guide-wise productivity, top ranking of research guides in both the departments, guide-ship pattern of doctoral theses, page-wise distribution of theses and average number of pages per thesis, length of number of citations and average number of citations per thesis. The study found that the time span 2006-2010 is the most productive years with the awarding of 15 (37.5%) doctoral degrees and there is a gradual growth of research output in Computer Science & Engineering and Electronics Technology fields. It is also observed that 13 research guides are presently engaged in guiding doctoral students
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